Efficiency and renewables

Pierlite Composer online design tool

15 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Pierlite Australia Pty Ltd

The Pierlite Composer from Pierlite (a GLG company) is an online design tool, purpose built to create customised lighting solutions for clients, with a rapid lead time.


Team transforms used car batteries into energy storage systems

14 August, 2019

Researchers from WMG, University of Warwick, have found a way to repurpose used vehicle batteries as small energy storage systems for off-grid locations.


Five-star energy efficiency rating for NEXTDC S1 Sydney

12 August, 2019

NEXTDC's S1 Sydney data centre has received a five-star NABERS rating for energy efficiency.


Textiles create solar energy

05 August, 2019

Researchers from the Fraunhofer IKTS have developed pliable, textile-based solar cells that could add a new dimension to photovoltaic energy generation.


Energetic Lighting Australia Tempest Nova, Stellar and UFO ion LED lighting

01 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Energetic Lighting Australia Pty Ltd

Energetic Lighting Australia presents a range of energy-efficient products using ion LED technology.


Dunedin's streetlights get smart

30 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Telensa Systems Pty Ltd

New Zealand's Dunedin City Council will light its streets with Telensa's smart streetlight system, connecting thousands of LEDs via smart city data applications.


Vic solar industry urges Premier to remove monthly solar cap

29 July, 2019

The Victorian solar industry has called on the Premier to urgently reform the Solar Homes program, saying that the monthly cap is damaging businesses.


When's the right time to invest in battery storage?

25 July, 2019

A researcher from the University of South Australia has developed a calculation that determines when it makes economic sense to invest in battery storage.


Merredin Solar Farm construction update

24 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Risen Solar Technology

Construction of the Risen Energy (Australia) Merredin Solar Farm in WA is well underway, with bulk earthworks preparing the site for solar panel installation and substation equipment.


Demand-management system proposed for energy market

22 July, 2019

The AEMC has drafted a proposal to open up the wholesale electricity market via a demand-management system, to optimise energy supply and demand.


Making a lighting impression

15 July, 2019 by David Crossley, Technical Manager, Lighting Council Australia | Supplied by: Lighting Council Australia

Implementing impressive lighting installations may be more challenging under the new National Construction Code 2019. Here's how to make the most of the changes.


National battery storage standard close to release

09 July, 2019

Standards Australia is developing a national installation standard for battery storage devices, producing a draft via the consensus-based standards development process.


LUMAWISE Drive LED Holder Type Z50 DALI-2

03 July, 2019 | Supplied by: CommScope Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

TE Connectivity has announced the LUMAWISE Drive LED Holder Type Z50 – DALI-2 (Digital Addressable Lighting Interface) series for chip-on-board (COB) LEDs used in track and spot lighting. 


MFB four-bay, outdoor shelters

02 July, 2019 | Supplied by: MFB Products Pty Ltd

MFB's four-bay, outdoor shelters allow people in remote regions of Queensland to communicate via the state's trunk two-way radio network.


Lighting up Egyptian stadiums

26 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Signify

Five stadiums in Egypt have turned to Signify to replace their old luminaires for the Africa Cup of Nations 2019, held from 21 June–19 July 2019.


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